Jule became PLAN’s Family Advocate 2016, after spending the previous wokring with Plan Institute as Coordinator of Learning Development. Before that, she worked for CLBC as the Director of Service Accountability and Safeguards, with responsibility for a Strategy on Ageing and developing online courses, materials and other resources. Jule also worked with the Family Support Institute to produce two books of stories by family members and siblings about informal safeguards and relationships.
Jule has worked to provide services for children and adults with disabilities for close to 40 years, including service as the Executive Director of a Community Living Association and a large Child Development Centre. She also has a background in municipal recreation for seniors and for individuals with disabilities.
Jule says: “it is the height of my career to be able to join PLAN and work with such a caring and family/person centred organization. I know that I will learn and grow so much by having this opportunity and I look forward to collaborating with families and members.”